The ads appearing in free apps may be using three times as much of the battery on Android devices than the apps themselves.
The mobile space is exploding with smartphones in every pocket and tablets on the horizon. James Kendrick brings you the latest news from the mobile world and a breakdown of what it means to you. If it is tech and it moves, you'll find it here.
James Kendrick has been using mobile devices since they weighed 30 pounds, and has been sharing his insights on mobile technology for almost that long.
Android phones can be overwhelming to consumers when problems occur, and HTC is launching a program to fix them remotely.
The Incipio offGRID battery case adds hours of operation to the iPhone 4/4S and charges the phone battery at the same time. It adds very little bulk to the slim iPhone in the process.
Nuance Communications is the top player in the growing speech recognition field, and Apple should lock it up with an acquisition of the company.
The iPad 2 is a very thin tablet, and most third party cases are made to fit it precisely. The new iPad is slightly thicker than the iPad 2, and many are wondering if top cases will fit.
The Retina Display in the new iPad is so good that millions are soon not going to be satisfied with anything less. This will ripple through the personal computing space like wildfire.
Google is quick to point out how many tablet apps are in the Google Play market, and just as quick to get its own apps released. Unfortunately they seem to crash regularly, even on ICS.
Pundits are upset that the new iPad wasn't a more "game-changing" upgrade than it is. Good business practice makes such a major refresh not only unnecessary, but risky.
I like Windows Phone as it is a solid smartphone platform that works well. It just doesn't excite me like other platforms, and that's a problem.
Analyst figures show the Kindle Fire is grabbing tablet market share, but should it really be classified as an ereader instead?